The rain stops but flooding in Los Alcázares and San Javier may get worse before it gets better
Town Halls are warning that floodwater continues to cascade towards the Mar Menor from the Campo de Cartagena On Tuesday afternoon the sky has brightened and the apocryphal rain of the morning has at last stopped, but the local authorities in San Javier and Los Alcázares are warning that the situation regarding flooding in the towns may yet get worse before it gets better. As floodwater makes its way from the Campo de Cartagena towards..

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Schools closed on the shore of the Mar Menor due to the risk of flooding
Classes cancelled in San Pedro del Pinatar, Los Alcázares and San Javier after torrential rain during the night After a night of very heavy rain in central Murcia and the Campo de Cartagena, including the shore of the Mar Menor, the regional government has announced that all State schools will close on Tuesday in the municipalities of San Pedro del Pinatar, Los Alcázares and San Javier. At the same time, for the second day running there..

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Update: torrential rain closes more roads in the Costa Cálida
A night of unrelenting rain brings more disruption to the Region of Murcia A night of unrelenting torrential rain in many parts of the Region of Murcia has brought about more road closures on Tuesday morning, many of them in coastal areas, following the disruption caused by rain and snow in the Costa Cálida on Monday. As of 8.00 on Tuesday morning the roads belonging to the regional network which were closed to traffic were the following..

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Mar Menor motorway partially closed by heavy rain
Alerts for snow and strong winds remain in place throughout Monday The rain, strong winds and snow which are affecting the Region of Murcia continues to cause road closures, and the latest bulletin issued by the regional government at 10.00 on Monday reports that the westbound carriageway of the RM-19 motorway has been closed not far from San Javier on the coast of the Mar Menor.  The other main roads belonging to the regional network..

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Murcia government to spend 2 million euros on promoting tourism in the Mar Menor
The aim is to offset the effects of Brexit water quality issues in the lagoon The regional government of Murcia is to set aside 2 million euros to promote tourism in and around the Mar Menor, it has been announced, in an effort to offset the downturn in visitor numbers which has been noticeable since the deterioration in the marine environment of the lagoon since the gota fría storm of September last year. The runoff water which made..

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Discover the link between Corvera airport and a gastronomic speciality of San Javier!
The rival airports are connected through one of the most illustrious families in the modern history of Murcia The 10th January 2018 marks the 95th anniversary of one of the major achievements of Juan de la Cierva y Codorniú, a Murcia-born aviator of such renown that it has been proposed that the new airport in Corvera be named after him. Born in 1895 to a wealthy family, (his grandfather Ricardo Codorniú was responsible for the re-forestation..

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